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What is Live Online?

Auckland Regional Council chairman Michael Lee will be live on Metro magazine’s website this Thursday from 1pm to answer questions about Greg Dixon’s story in the November issue — and anything else you might wish to ask about the future of Auckland governance and other issues facing the city. Register at to post your questions now.

What is Live Online?

Live Online is a moderated forum area where special guests will log in at a particular time to answer questions submitted by the public.

The guest’s appearance will be announced in advance so users have a chance to submit their questions.

How do I submit a question?

To participate in Live Online you must first register for My Metro. When you are logged in you may then submit your question.

Questions may be submitted in advance or during the ‘live’ guest appearance. Once the guest has logged out the chat will be closed and no more questions may be submitted.

All questions will be subjected to approval before appearing on Live Online. If your question has been approved, you will be sent a notification email.

Users will not have permission to respond to other users’ questions.

Who will the guests be?

Our special guests will be high-profile New Zealanders, such as politicians, artists, local personalities etc. Their appearance will be relevant and topical.

Conditions of participating in Live Online

Live Online aims to be fresh and lively, with challenging, entertaining questions and answers. We will not tolerate offensive language, abuse, racism, sexism or homophobia.

We are also mindful of potential legal issues and will not add any questions we feel may be legally contentious. We also reserve the right to remove content.

We ask that users respect our conditions and if we feel a user is not complying we will ban them.


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